Alice Springs School of the Air Experience, Alice Springs

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Specialty Museum · Educational Site
Alice Springs School of the Air Experience shows you how Australia educates children in its most remote areas. At this correspondence school for primary and secondary education--which the Australian government established in 1951--you can sit in on a live lesson and watch how the latest distance-learning technology helps educate young Australians. You'll get a glimpse into the outback lifestyle and maybe even learn a thing or two about Australian history and geography. The school allows photos, so bring your camera. Buying a book or souvenir helps support the students' education. Put Alice Springs School of the Air Experience into our Alice Springs online attractions planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Alice Springs.
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  • A guide gave a comprehensive talk about the history of the School of the Air and how it currently takes lessons to children in remote stations and similar places using the latest satellite...  more »
  • A really interesting place to visit. What an amazing job they are doing! Such a lot of history. Great to watch a live classroom too  more »

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